Table 3.

Crude all-cause and cardiovascular mortality by total serum cholesterol categoriesa

Total Serum Cholesterol Categories (mg/dl)Category Size (% Total Sample)All-Cause Deaths (%)Cardiovascular Deaths (%)Serum Albumin (Mean ± SD)
<95620 (4)235 (38)84 (14)3.56 ± 0.61
≥95 and <1101108 (7)353 (32)124 (11)3.70 ± 0.47
≥110 and <1251764 (11)470 (27)165 (9)3.76 ± 0.44
≥125 and <1452372 (15)637 (27)227 (10)3.80 ± 0.41
≥150 and <1652431 (15)590 (24)213 (9)3.83 ± 0.39
≥165 and <1802309 (15)558 (24)217 (9)3.84 ± 0.37
≥180 and <1951851 (12)418 (23)169 (9)3.85 ± 0.36
≥195 and <2101294 (8)288 (22)79 (8)3.85 ± 0.37
≥210 and <225822 (5)176 (21)77 (9)3.87 ± 0.35
≥225 and <240549 (3)107 (19)41 (7)3.86 ± 0.35
≥240 and <255288 (2)64 (22)31 (11)3.84 ± 0.35
≥255451 (3)105 (23)40 (9)3.80 ± 0.42
  • a The percentage of total patients in each group is reported as well as the crude mortality percentage by category.\